Lori Lima, MSN, PMHNP

Professional Staff
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Lori is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who joined Vanderbilt Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in 2023.  She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell, SD and her Master of Science Degree from The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (2020). 
Prior to joining VUMC, she worked in a small rural community in Southwest Minnesota as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She has provided mental health care to pediatric and adolescents with a variety of diagnosis including autism spectrum disorder, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, ADHD/ADD, mood disorders, anxiety and major depressive disorders via Telehealth and on-site visits. She previously worked as a Registered Nurse for 10 years in acute care, emergency room, and clinic in a rural hospital in Southwest Minnesota.